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Spanish translation of “rear”

rear

verb /riə/
to feed and care for (a family, animals etc while they grow up)
criar
She has reared six children He rears cattle.
(especially of a horse) to rise up on the hind legs
encabritarse
The horse reared in fright as the car passed.
to raise (the head etc)
levantar, alzar
The snake reared its head.
rear up phrasal verb (especially of horses) to rear
encabritarse
The horse suddenly reared up in fright.
(of problems etc) to appear
surgir
The immigration issue has reared up again.
(Definition of rear from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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